This issue is a third continuation of “ A Heritage Recalled” that traced Rutland’s earliest settlements in Vol. 12, No. 1, and was followed by Vol. 13, No,1 recalling the middle years. The articles emphasis traces the importance of the marble quarries; the railroads; and political and religious ties that bind the communities together.
There are eight articles; the first, a full overview of the Irish in 1880 written by Hugh Short; followed by a review of the “Influence of the Vestin Family” by Agda S. Westin.
“The Influence of the Scandinavians” is discussed by by Leonard A. Johnson; with The Scandinavians presented by an article authored by John Ness.
Last, but not least, “The Italian Story” is fully related by Mari Tomasi, and by Reverend Hannon, recalling the History of St. Peter’s Parish.
“The Assumption Festival” from a Rutland Herald article; and “Our Italian Heritage” by Bruno C. Baccei. conclude the issue.